Global Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurial spirit moves across borders and spans cultures to create an international exchange of ideas, products and services that connect the world's economies.

Women's Entrepreneurship Has Potential to Create Tailwind for U.S. Economic Growth

11/19/14 The future of American growth is in the hands of women, says a new Kauffman Foundation study released on Women's Entrepreneurship Day during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Sources of Economic Hope: Women's Entrepreneurship

11/19/14 In 1948, the gap in labor force participation between American men and women was 54 percentage points—only one-third of American women were officially counted as in the labor force.

Renowned Presentation Coach Offers Tips and Techniques for Mastering the Q&A Session

11/18/14 Kauffman Founders School Live offers "Q&A: Mastering the Unpredictable" a free, livestreamed presentation on Nov. 19, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. EST.

Building One Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

11/17/14 The reach of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) expands once again as the annual celebration of new and young firms – and all those who support them -- officially opens today in 150 countries. Founded and supported by the Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week is a shot of adrenaline at one point in the year but it has led to the creation of a year-round platform that is creating one global entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Global Entrepreneurship Week–Kansas City Officially Launches Today, Nov. 17

11/17/14 Global Entrepreneurship Week–Kansas City officially launches today with more than 70 local events planned, including tonight’s Kickoff Rally at Union Station.

Mapping Our Future

At the Kauffman Foundation, we know that if our work is to make any difference, we must start by looking within.

New Kauffman ‘Thoughtbook’ Explores Ideas That Drive Progress through Education, Entrepreneurship

11/12/14 First-time digital format features dozens of essays, interviews, photos and videos by Foundation leaders, associates and experts engaged in areas related to Kauffman’s mission

Experimenting with Entrepreneurs and Economic Reform

11/10/14 Looking abroad for clues on our own efforts to boost economic growth

Spot On Sciences Crowned Champion of ‘Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash,’ Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

11/10/14 An Austin, Texas, medical device startup aiming to revolutionize the collection of blood samples without the use of a single needle won the final round of “Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash.”